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True Stories from Long Ago

Welcome to the Forgotten News Podcast.This podcast is your window to hear true stories from long ago.Stories that once made headlines. Stories that people thought would be unforgettable, but soon were lost in the sands o... More
Latest Episode2018-1-16

EQUAL IN DEATH: The Last Public Execution in Ohio – 1844

On February 9, 1844, Esther Foster and William Graham were jointly executed by hanging, in Columbus, Ohio, on the same scaffold. It was the last public execution held in the state. Foster was an African-American woman and Graham was a white man.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:


Ohio State Journal, February 9, 1844.

 

Historical Lights and Shadows of the Ohio State Penitentiary (1893), by Daniel J. Morgan


History of Franklin County, Ohio (1855), by William T. Martin. 


GUEST HOST:


Heather Wright of the Nature Vs Narcissism podcast


GUEST VOICES:

 

Intro-Outro NarratorFloyd Frye of The Pop List podcast.


Daniel J. MorganMike Brown of the Pleasing Terrors podcast


William T. MartinNick Howell of The Concession Stand and Busted Wide Open podcasts and the Orbital Jigsaw Network


Esther FosterDanielle Jones of the Between Us Girls podcast


William GrahamDennis Serra of the Evil podcast.


Reporter, Ohio State JournalPete Lutz of the Narada Radio Company and 63 Audio


Editor, Ohio State JournalSam Kulper of the Breakers podcast


Ohio Constitution (voice) – Robin Warder of The Trail Went Cold podcast


Extro Aphorism (voice) – Kit Caren of the Forgotten News Podcast.


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by/3.0


Americana


I Knew A Guy

 

The Curtain Rises

 

Continue Life

 

Simple Music to Frighten Small Children By

 

Terminal

 

Freesound.org:


Ghost Piano 1


Slow Sad Tones


Ghost Female Singing


Jimmy Murray:


Passing Through


SOUND EFFECTS:

 

Freesound.org:

 

crowd-mob-riot-noise

 

body-falling-through-a-trapdoor

 

Rifle-223_cal


EXTRO APHORISM: Source: Chesterton, G.K., What's Wrong With the World (1916), at chapter Sincerity and the Gallows




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